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Behaving badly : the new morality in sex, business, and politics

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Enlisting the thoughts of a prime minister, the editor of London’s Financial Times, a holocaust survivor, a pop star and a former commander of the U.S. Air Force, a former media executive and business consultant seeks to understand what is acceptable and what is not in an increasingly complex—and ethically flexible—age.

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 170.9 COL (Text)
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1001 . ‡aCollinsworth, Eden, ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aBehaving badly : ‡bthe new morality in sex, business, and politics / ‡cEden Collinsworth.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bNan A. Talese/Doubleday, ‡c[2017]
300 . ‡axv, 253 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c24 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references.
5050 . ‡aPart one. Confronting the unreliable provenance of morals. -- 1. Wherein I begin with the definition of the word -- 2. According to a convicted murderer, it has to do with character -- 3. A neuroscientist explains the evolutionary origins of morality -- 4. A brief history of mankind's attempts to rein in bad behavior -- Part two. Morality's scorecard -- 5. The editor of the "Financial Times" provides a cost-benefit analysis of principles -- 6. Instructions on how not to cheat -- 7. Pros and cons of doing the right thing -- 8. The law: tools of control, or instruments of enlightenment? -- 9. The political function of ethics -- Part three. Sex as moral provocateur -- 10. Monogamy (not so much anymore) -- 11. The screen as a siren -- 12. Testosterone: morality's enemy, as well as its hero -- 13. Immoral women: or just those having a better time? -- Part four. Taking the bother out of morality -- 14. Celebrities as standard-bearers -- 15. Reality defined -- 16. The web wonders what's so great about the truth -- 17. Ethically sanitized warfare -- 18. Immorality's black sun -- Part five. The future, or something like it -- 19. The moral vagaries of making babies -- 20. Mapping a post-gay culture -- 21. Is it progress if we barter with ethics? -- 22. Programming morality in robots (they'll show us how) -- 23. So who, exactly, gets to set the new rules? -- 24. Wherein I conclude by looking forward.
520 . ‡aEnlisting the thoughts of a prime minister, the editor of London’s Financial Times, a holocaust survivor, a pop star and a former commander of the U.S. Air Force, a former media executive and business consultant seeks to understand what is acceptable and what is not in an increasingly complex—and ethically flexible—age.
650 0. ‡aEthics, Modern ‡y21st century.
650 0. ‡aConduct of life.
650 0. ‡aBusiness ethics.
650 0. ‡aSexual ethics.
650 0. ‡aPolitical ethics.
650 7. ‡aEthics, Modern. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst00915883.
650 7. ‡aConduct of life. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst00874563.
650 7. ‡aBusiness ethics. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst00842675.
650 7. ‡aSexual ethics. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01114835.
650 7. ‡aPolitical ethics. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01069286.
655 7. ‡aNonfiction. ‡2local
905 . ‡ukriedener
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